Keys to the Past

Anti-tank defence, Hadston Links (East Chevington)

Ironside's 'crust' at Hadston Links, East Chevington. Photo by Glasgow University.
Ironside's 'crust' at Hadston Links, East Chevington. Photo by Glasgow University.

Hadston Links anti-tank defence was built during World War II. These concrete cubes once stretched up the whole of the Northumberland coast. They can still be seen today in a few places, including Hadston Links.

Reference number:N11892
Historical period: Second World War (1939 to 1945)
Event(s):PHOTOGRAPHIC SURVEY, Northumberland Coastal Survey 1992; GUARD

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Source of Reference
Local History of East Chevington


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